You Aren’t Smart Enough

Jim Rohn said, “you are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.”  That is a little more in-your-face than the “birds of a feather flock together” mantra, but there is definitely some truth to it.  So take a moment and think about who you spend time with at work, because […]

Make a Decision

There were 30-ish doctoral candidates standing on a street corner just outside of Washington DC.  For all of us, except one, this was the first time in our lives that we’ve been at this location.  I’m being generous with the “one”, as you’ll see in a minute.  We were there for a weekend seminar and […]

How to Move Up

When was the last time you thought about, or had a discussion with a spouse, co-worker, or friend about how to move up.  Sometimes the conversation is about someone who moved up too quickly, or someone who didn’t move up fast enough.  Sometimes it’s just a colleague or friend wanting to vent about why they […]

Here is My Plan to Win. What’s yours?

BA Times and other sources suggest it was Ben Franklin who said, “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.”  Over the past 13 years, I’ve had a 10-15 year plan that is complete when one or both of the two following goals: 1) become a c-level executive in a healthcare organization or 2) […]